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DRUMLINE Snare, Tenor, Bass Drum Technique Video
Auditions have finsihed for the 2014 season. Please contact Mat Thornton at the email address above if you have an interest in the UCM Front Ensemble.
2014 INFORMATION: Drumline Pres-season Camp and Season Expectations
Drumline members must attend the Pre-season Drumline Camp listed below in order to perform with the 2014 Drumline, unless absence is pre-approved by Dr. Lubaroff
*Tentatively begins on Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Students in residence halls are allowed to move to campus on Wednesday, August 14, at no additional charge.
Pre-season Drumline Camp 2014
1:00 pm: Drumline members move into UCM housing (no charge) or off-campus housing.
Dinner (on your own)
5:30 to 8:30 pm: Rehearsal #1
9:00 am - Noon: Rehearsal #2 (Lunch provided by Marching Mules)
1:00 - 4:00 pm: Drumline Handbook issued - rehearsal #3
Dinner (on your own)
5:30 to 8:30 pm: Rehearsal #4
9:00 am - Noon: Rehearsal #5 (Lunch - on your own)
1:00 pm: Marching Mules Camp begins (complete schedule available on Athletic Band page)
Drumline battery members must meet for a mandatory 1-2 hour sectional each week, outside of the scheduled marching band time. A regularly scheduled rehearsal time will be determined according to coordinator/student availability.
Please check the Athletic Bands page this summer to download your 2014 Show Music (Date(s) of availability will be announced).
Drumline members that are receiving scholarships in music, and/or are music majors, must continue in Symphonic Band at the conclusion of the regular marching season. Please note the potential post-season NCAA Tournaments performance(s) and the policy in the Marching Mules Handbook.
2014 Drumline Staff:
Dr. Scott Lubaroff, Director of Bands
Dr. Ernie Jennings, Assistant Director of Bands
Dr. Michael Sekelsky, Percussion Instructor
Mat Thornton, Drumline Coordinator
Team Leaders - TBA
(PDF format for printing):
Go Mules (pdf) Go Mules (audio)
Drum Yell (pdf) Drum Yell (audio)
Bump N' Grind (pdf) Bump N' Grind (audio)
Sticks and Swing (pdf) Sticks and Swing (audio) [Originally from Iowa State University]
Warm Up Packet 2014
Full Packet w/technique detail
Street Time 07
All additional Drumline materials will be distributed by Mat Thornton.